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How to Plan your Trail Running Season – an interview with Vert.run coaches Max Keith, Moisés Jiménez and Francesco Puppi

We know that it can feel scary to take time off from training for trail running–especially when you’ve worked so hard to build your fitness during your on-season. But by following some simple, efficient rules (like having a few key runs per week like in our Vert.run off-season training plan) and staying active by doing other activities (like in this Vert.run training program for winter cross training for trail runners) you’ll be able to rest…while also maintaining the fitness you’ve worked so hard to build.

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A journal of a pregnant runner: virtual races during COVID times

We know how hard it is to plan your trail running season. There are so many factors that come into play, and questions we ask ourselves, like:
How much can we really handle in our training and running until it’s not sustainable anymore? What is the best way to plan the season in order to perform well enough, and also have fun? Should every athlete have an offseason? What should winter training look like? How do I decide which race is an “A” goal, vs. which race is a “B” or “C” goal?
In this blog post, we’re going to answer all of this (and more.) And no matter what your level is (no matter if you’re training for your first-ever 5k, or if you’ve run tons of 100 milers in your life) there’s good info in here for you that applies to all trail runners.

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Running to the finishing line: labor and afterlife

We know how hard it is to plan your trail running season. There are so many factors that come into play, and questions we ask ourselves, like:
How much can we really handle in our training and running until it’s not sustainable anymore? What is the best way to plan the season in order to perform well enough, and also have fun? Should every athlete have an offseason? What should winter training look like? How do I decide which race is an “A” goal, vs. which race is a “B” or “C” goal?
In this blog post, we’re going to answer all of this (and more.) And no matter what your level is (no matter if you’re training for your first-ever 5k, or if you’ve run tons of 100 milers in your life) there’s good info in here for you that applies to all trail runners.

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